Senior Project Accountant
Your Impact :
As a Senior Project Accountant, you will be joining our in-house corporate accounting department. With a great combination of comprehensive accounting knowledge, skillful specialists and commitment to company’s success, Project Accounting is the crucial part of Jacobs finance functions.
Our role is to build a bridge between clients’ satisfaction and financial aspects of project delivery. Under the umbrella of accounting principles, we help our project managers to complete project milestones and support Operations Teams in achieving global and regional targets.
Our Senior Project Accountant :
Maintains project setup and project close in appropriate manner to ensure completeness and accuracy of project’s evidence
Prepares client invoices in accordance with the contract terms
Provides month-end reporting on project performance including gross margin variances and all other financial aspects, prepares specialized reports and accounting data analysis
Prepares various journal entries such as : revenue adjustments, cost accruals, provision for loss
Monitors project balances on Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Unbilled and Unearned items, DSO
Follows company policies, procedures and US GAAP, statutory requirements and SOX controls
Effectively communicates with the project team during the entire life cycle of the project and provides continuous support and guidance
Liaises with other departments, clients and outside vendors to resolve cross-functional matters
Ensures that all deadlines are met
Participates in internal and external audits
Submits recommendations for improvements and actively participates in company’s initiatives in this area (process, procedures, systems and controls improvements)
Pro-actively provides work leadership and shares broad accounting knowledge to co-workers on complex assignments, projects or tasks
Here’s What You’ll Need :
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills :
Master's degree in Finance or Accounting, equivalent major or equivalent experience
At least five years of professional accounting experience, preferably within an international business environment (Project Accounting background will be a strong asset)
Fluency in English, both written and spoken
Experience with ERP systems, especially Oracle Financials
Very good MS Excel knowledge (working knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications will be an asset)
Advanced analytical skills, accuracy and focus on details
Problem-solving thinking, solution-based and can-do attitude
Effective time and tasks management skills
Strong commitment to self-development and continuous-learning
Willingness to support different time zones will be an asset
We offer :
International working environment and unique company culture with emphasis on individual career growth and work-life balance
Friendly atmosphere and professional collaboration founded on diversity and inclusion in the workplace (e.g. employees’ organizations initiatives like Women’s Networks, Green Team, Toastmasters, sport activities)
Full time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualifications
Benefits package (e.g. private medical care, life insurance, Multisport card, car park sharing system, bicycle parking, fruits)
Personal development opportunities, including but not limited to, a range of professional trainings and certifications (e.
g. ACCA, CIMA), post-graduate studies, English lessons
Flexible working hours and ability to work remotely based on business requirements
Jacobs is an ACCA Approved Employer!
The ACCA Approved Employer Programme recognises employers’ high standards of staff training and development. We have proved our organisation is committed to ensuring ACCA students, affiliates and members have the right skills, ethics and competences to add value and drive the business forward.
At Jacobs, you will work with the most talented professionals and thought leaders to shape the future of the global professional services sector as we deliver ground-breaking and life-changing solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.
With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.